Camping in Hungary
Campsites in Hungary
Hungary. Home to Balaton, central Europe’s largest Lake, Tokaj, the world’s first official wine region, Harry Houdini, the master of escapology and Budapest, one of Europe’s most exciting and vibrant cities. It’s also filled with stunningly beautiful countryside, is culturally rich, has a great warm summer climate and is extremely affordable. Making it a great destination for a fantastic family camping holiday. There’s no sea in Hungary, but Lake Balaton more than makes up for that. For bustling nightlife, gorgeous beaches and picture perfect sun sets, head for Siòfok. The Miami Beach of Balaton. It a summer camping paradise for kids of all ages.
The beautiful countryside of The Gerescei Mountains, Duna-Dráva National Park and Hortobágy National Park
Take a trip from the campsite and visit the magnificent nature reserve of Gerecsei for some great hiking and biking. It’s also a rock climbers paradise and home to an amazing array of wildlife. Hortobágy National park is 800 magnificent square kilometers of low grasslands and lush flood lands filled with wildlife, folklore and cultural history. Spot a variety of fantastic creatures in the wild beautiful landscapes of the wildlife sanctuary, then hike across the Nature trail to Lake Tisza to admire the marvelous marshlands. The Duna-Dráva National Park is a bird watchers paradise. Home to Black storks, night herons and white tailed eagles. This incredibly beautiful 50.000 hectares of colourful ecosystem rests along the rivers Danube and Dráva. Be patient and you’ll see wild boar and deer herd come to feed by the water.
Cultural highlights in Budapest
Rejuvenate yourself in Europe’s largest medicinal baths, Széchenyi. Locals have been re-energising here in the Pest side of town for well over 100 years. Visit Buda Castle on castle hill, overlooking the Danube river. Ride the Buda Hill Funicular to admire the majesty of the cultural treasures of the Hungarian National Gallery. For the best views over the town visit the neo-gothic fairytale towers of the Fisherman’s Bastion. Vajdahunyad Castle is one of the most popular sights in Budapest. It’s a truly unique building, featuring architecture from several different ages. Walk across The Chain Bridge that links Buda to Pest. Huge stone lions watch over the bridge at either end, symbols of Hungary’s resilience and bravery
Family Camping by Lake Balaton
Lake Balaton is a real paradise for family camping holiday fun. Its lovely green waters slopes gently, making it ideal for young children. Water sports enthusiasts are spoiled here. Swim, sail, row, fish or water ski. Feeling less energetic? Just sit on the shore sipping wonderful wine from the local Tihany vineyards. In a party mood? Then head to Siòfok. The Miami Beach of Balaton. The lake has almost 200km of stunning shoreline, lined with charming towns, bustling resorts, ancient castles and gorgeous sandy beaches. Perfect locations for some great campsites. No wonder the Hungarians have been coming here for centuries to watch the sun set on another perfect day.
Great trips for all the family from your campsite
Want to combine shopping with fun for the kids in Hungary? The head for the Centre of Scientific Wonder in south Buda, It’s smart interactive play for kids of all ages in a shopping mall ! Looking for a unique way to see Budapest? Take the Children’s Railway on Hegyhát út. The railway is staffed entirely by schoolchildren, except for the driver. Chug along for 11km of fun and nostalgia. For that perfect summer moment in Hungary visit Annagora Aquapark in Balatonfüred. Heated outdoor and indoor pools, 12 giant slides and 3 children's slides guarantee a blast'. Mom and dad can relax in the saunas and steam cabins. Zánkaland Adventure Park invites kids to hang on ropes, sit on horseback, slide, swing and climb through a mysterious forest, Robin Hood style. There's a separate course for the grown- ups too. After all that activity head back to the campsite to unwind and prepare yourself for another perfect day!